Developing Visual Literacy: Historical and Manipulated Photography in the Social Studies Classroom
visual literacy, photography, social studies, history
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)
The importance of visual literacy development is demonstrated using social studies examples from an innovative, collaborative arts program. Discussion of the Visual Thinking Strategies approach, connections to the Common Core State Standards, prompts for higher-order critical thinking, and the application of historical and social science ideas in the classroom are presented.
Citation / Publisher Attribution
The Social Studies, v. 106, issue 6, p. 274-280
Scholar Commons Citation
Cruz, Bárbara C. and Ellerbrock, Cheryl R., "Developing Visual Literacy: Historical and Manipulated Photography in the Social Studies Classroom" (2015). Teaching and Learning Faculty Publications. 269.